'This book makes a significant and original contribution to an important and emerging research area. It is unique, broad and full of useful empirical evidence and first hand reflection. It delivers all of this in a highly readable, engaging form that will appeal to various levels of students and to non academic audiences.' - Jeremy Shtern, Ryerson University, Canada
About the Author
Claudia Padovani is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics, Law and International Studies at the University of Padova, Italy. Her main areas of research concern political processes in the global context: governance, networks and innovation in world politics; civil society organizations as global actors; transnational advocacy around communication rights and media justice; the gendered dimension of communication governance; the transformative role of norms in world politics. Andrew Calabrese is Professor of Media Studies in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Colorado, USA. His research and teaching interests pertain to communication technologies and industries; critical social and political theory (emphases: public sphere, civil society, globalization, social justice movements); US and transnational media policy.